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Mac & Cheese Bites

  • Author: Alicia
  • Total Time: 45 mins


An appetizer that’s perfect for any cheese lover.


  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  • 1 cup seasoned bread crumbs
  • 2 tablespoons Tillamook Unsalted butter
  • 3 cups Tillamook Farmstyle Thick Cut Sharp Cheddar Cheese Shreds
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 13/4 cups 2% milk
  • 3/4 cup biscuit mix
  • 2 eggs


  1. Preheat oven to 425°. Cook macaroni according to package directions; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, sprinkle 1/4 cup bread crumbs into 36 greased mini-muffin cups. In a large saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour and seasonings until smooth; gradually whisk in milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook and stir 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in 2 cups Tillamook Farmstyle Thick Cut Sharp Cheddar Cheese Shreds until melted.
  3. Remove from heat; stir in biscuit mix, eggs, and 1/2 cup bread crumbs. Add macaroni; toss to coat. Spoon about 2 tablespoons macaroni mixture into prepared mini-muffin cups; sprinkle with remaining cheddar cheese shreds and bread crumbs.
  4. Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pans 5 minutes before serving.
  • Prep Time: 35 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins